Antarctic ozone hole is three times larger than US

According to NASA, the hole in the ozone layer above the Antarctic is three times bigger than the entire land mass of the US, the largest size ever observed.

The hole, or what scientists call the ‘depletion area’, had expanded to 28.3 million square kilometres by September 3, though its size has now stabilised, according to NASA (see related story).

The full story is available on the NASA website.

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